Powells Creek (Hyco River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPowells Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Hyco River|
|Main source||Winns Creek divide
about 2 miles north of Cunningham, North Carolina
550 ft (170 m)
|River mouth||Hyco River
about 3 miles south-southwest of Harmony, Virginia
340 ft (100 m)
|Length||5.20 mi (8.37 km)|
|Progression||east and southeast|
|River system||Roanoke River|
|Basin size||8.89 square miles (23.0 km2)|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Crowder Creek
- Storys Creek
Powells Creek rises about 2 miles north of Cunningham, North Carolina. It then flows east and turns southeast into Person County, North Carolina to join the Hyco River about 3 miles south-southwest of Harmony, Virginia.
Powells Creek drains 8.89 square miles (23.0 km2) of area, receives about 45.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 379.41, and is about 61% forested.
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